Fedora release model (was Re: Plan for tomorrow's FESCo meeting (2010-11-17))

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Mon Nov 22 19:39:02 UTC 2010

On 11/22/2010 11:18 AM, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
> They said that they install a Fedora for testing
> purposes when it first comes out and enjoy the rapid pace of bugfixes as
> they test the software in their environment.  Then, the update pace slows
> down at about the same time their ready to push things out to the machines
> in their env.
> I think there's likely better ways that they could achieve this if we were
> optimizing for this, though.

This sounds like "install the newly Branched release (AKA Alpha)", which
has rapid updates, but should slow down once it goes GOLD, and then be
slow and stable for the next 13 months after that.

Jesse Keating
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